One Dead, 3 Injured in Head-on-Collusion in Kogi

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One person died and three injured in a head on collusion auto crash Elete village along Lokoja-Ajaokuta road in the early hours of Saturday.

Kogi Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed the accident which involved a Peugeot J5 bus and a Sharon bus.

Corps Commander Samuel Oyedeji, who described the accident as very unfortunate, said the incident driver of the J-5 Bus dead.

He gave the cause of the head on collusion to speed, reckless overtaken and carelessness.

“The Sharon bus had eight persons while the J-5 bus had only three persons but God in his infinite mercy kept seven persons unhurt.

“Our rescue team/personnel, who rushed to the accident scene, took the injured persons to the Kogi Specialist  Hospital, Lokoja for medical attention ” said.

The Sector Commander said that the corpse of the the bus driver was claimed by the members of the community for burial.

Oyedeji appealed to motorists to exercise caution while on the highway not to involve such accident that brings about untimely death and destruction of property.

According to him, motorists must exercise patience and caution each time they want to embark on overtaking to avoid head on collusion that would bring about unnecessary destruction of lives and property.

“We expect every motorists to keep to the traffic rules and regulations to stay alive and to safe guard the lives of innocent passengers on the highways,” he said.


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